Thursday, January 17, 2013

Prostitution Sting Results in 6 Arrests

The Overland Park Police Department conducted a Vice Sting on Wednesday, January 16th, which resulted in the arrests of four prostituted women and two men for patronizing a prostitute.

In order to combat all forms of prostitution, the Overland Park Police Vice Unit, in conjunction with other department assets, will work closely with hotel, motel and apartment operators. We will educate employees to recognize likely vice activity and encourage them to share the information with us.

We will also conduct regular “sting” operations where police officers will pose as prostitutes and customers in order to identify, arrest, and prosecute prostitutes, promoters, and customers.

Through these and other efforts, we expect to send the message that prostitution is not welcome in Overland Park.